The Cosby Show

  • 1984
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Cosby played a doctor and dad in this all-time classic, which was TV's biggest hit in the 1980s and almost single-handedly revived the sitcom genre and NBC's ratings fortunes after ABC passed on the series. Mostly set in a Brooklyn brownstone, the series focused on obstetrician Cliff Huxtable and his wife, Claire, a lawyer, as they raised their kids wit (more…)

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Season 5, Episode 11 Is There a Hamster in the House?

First Aired: December 15, 1988

When a hamster Rudy's caring for falls ill, Cliff's painful memories of his pet bird come back. Carolyn: Grace Johnston. Dr. Wells: Iona Morris. Mr. Hirondel: Georges Ghezzi. Mr. Lindsay: Roby Gasser.

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  • Premiered: September 20, 1984
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: Cosby played a doctor and dad in this all-time classic, which was TV's biggest hit in the 1980s and almost single-handedly revived the sitcom genre and NBC's ratings fortunes after ABC passed on the series. Mostly set in a Brooklyn brownstone, the series f… (more)

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